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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Wild Card, 2006. Winner of "best oral sex scene" - Scarlet Magazine. Amanda's Young Men, 2009. Excerpted in Scarlet Magazine; Juicy Bits. Sarah's Education, 2009. Hit the #1 spots on Amazon.co.uk adult fiction & adult romance best seller lists. Jade Magazine bestowed the best cover art, 2009 award on Sarah's Education. "Get Up, Stand Up!" which appeared in The Cougar Book (Logical-Lust) won me the title 'Story Teller of the Year 2011' at The Erotic Awards, London, UK. Sarah's Education took the #3 spot on a list of the 30 most titillating titles of all time, as reported in English Daily Mail ;Female; Nov. 12, 2012. Debutante, a petite novel for e-publisher Imprint Mischief, (Harper-Collins) pubbed in 2012. I tutor writing students and am a member of the WGC. D.M. Thomas said: Madeline Moore writes great sex without metaphor and that's not easy to do. Kris Saknussemm said: You're a good egg, Madeline Moore. I am a good egg who writes great sex without metaphor! Yippee!

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Madeline Takes You to the Movies

This was the beginning of the movies:

In 1878 Eadweard Muybridge was challenged to prove that while galloping, a horse's four legs would all be in the air at the same time. He did so, with
a bunch of cameras, trip wire and the lovely thoroughbred, Sallie Gardener.

This is also the beginning of the screenwriting course that I'll be teaching soon. Ain't it cool?

Here's his next photographic esssay: Woman Dropping Handkerchief

Here's Another: Men Wrestling:

It didn't take movies very long to feature naked folk, did it?
I like that about the cinema.

xoxo Mad

ps - In 1874, still living in the San Francisco Bay Area, Muybridge discovered that his wife had a lover, a Major Harry Larkyns. On October 17, 1874, he sought out Larkyns; said, "Good evening, Major, my name is Muybridge and here is the answer to the letter you sent my wife"; and shot and killed him. He was put on trial for the killing, but acquitted of the killing on the grounds that it was "justifiable homicide."

What a guy!


Jeremy Edwards said...

That's an enormous handkerchief! No wonder she dropped it.

Madeline Moore said...

Hey! A comment! Thanks Jeremy.
Now I get to reply to your comment and that will give me 2 - count 'em 2 - comments. Woo hoo.

Jeremy Edwards said...

People are commenting less on blogs. I see it everywhere in our little world. Not sure if people are still reading blogs as much (or whether FB and Twitter have substantially impacted that), but in any event commenting seems to be less common. So I wouldn't take it personally in any way.

Anonymous said...

I like the series that Eadweard Muybridge did to prove that during missionary sex, the female bum can actually lose contact with the bottom sheet. It all depends on the springs, if I remember correctly.



Madeline Moore said...

Hope springs eternal, Felix . . .